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Kurt Kadatz

 Director, Corporate Communications| Calgary Stampede

Kurt has spent most of his career in the energy industry - creating and implementing strategies for enhanced corporate reputation. He joined the Calgary Stampede in 2012, eager to become more closely connected with the city and gain experience in the community development arena.

A seasoned communications professional, Kurt has held leadership roles in communications and community investment teams. He has extensive experience in Crisis Communications, Media Relations, Internal Communications, Community Investment, Issues Management and Stakeholder Engagement.

Kurt holds undergraduate degrees in Germanic Studies from the University of Calgary and in Communications from Mount Royal. A born and bred Calgarian, Kurt is married with three young children.